Breastfeeding Info & Support

LOCAL SUPPORT

La Leche League

Internationally-known non-profit organization dedicated to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.  LLLI has many local chapters that provide monthly groups, free phone and one-on-one support and information.  This is a great resource to not only get support but make lasting friendships with like-minded parents.

Nursing Mother’s Council

NMC is a non-affiliated, non-profit organization whose goal is to help mothers and their babies enjoy a relaxed and happy feeding relationship. Most help is provided over the telephone, but they also offer home visits to resolve difficult problems. NMC services are provided without fee or obligation.

Harmony Birth & Parenting

Breastfeeding preparation classes and weekly Breastfeeding Mom’s Group facilitated by Bridget Owen, LC.  This group is open to any mom looking for information, connection, friendship, and support — especially around, but not limited to breastfeeding-related topics.

Blossom Birth

Blossom Birth provides comprehensive lactation support, offering individual lactation appointments, phone and email support.  They offer breastfeeding classesprivate consults, & breast pump rentals and basic supplies.

 

INFORMATIONAL WEBSITES

Dr. Jack Newman/Breastfeeding, Inc.

Great online resource for informational sheets, articles, video clips and more.

Biological Nurturing

Videos and information on laid-back breastfeeding.

Low Milk Supply

Information and support for breastfeeding mothers who are experiencing low milk supply.

Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues

MOBI Motherhood Intl. is a non-profit organization committed to research, advocacy, education, and support for mothers with extraordinary circumstances that hinder or prevent the breastfeeding relationship. Its goal is to promote the support of mothers with extreme breastfeeding issues, with online support groups, and with education and research.